“I AM the Light of the World.
Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness,
but will have the light of life.”
This second declaration of “I AM” was made in the temple, a place full of people and priests busy with the business of church. Most of those present that day felt enlightened in the knowledge they were God’s chosen people. Those of us today who have been born again believe we now see clearly. But knowing truth can lead to arrogance which quickly blinds like an ever-thickening cataract.
The Light of the World sees everything. Luke 8:17 tells us, “Nothing is hidden … that will not be known.” And Psalm 11:4 says, “the Lord’s throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man.
On this Monday of Holy Week, will you acknowledge your blindness? Are you willing to see that you can’t see?
Elijah prayed that God would open the eyes of his servant to see the invisible army of God. Today is the day and now is the time to ask God to show you what He sees in your heart. First we must see our sin, our inability to heal ourselves. Then we will see Jesus, the Light of the World.
He waits again today for you.